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The Library of JTS regularly offers events, exhibits, and book talks as part of our series, “Between the Lines: Author Conversations from The JTS Library.” Check the calendar on this page for upcoming events or find out in advance by signing up for updates. 

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We invite you to visit the Library in-person for exhibits of rare Judaica and to watch videos featuring exhibit highlights.

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Events

Dec 5

Between the Lines: The Object of Jewish Literature

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Author Barbara E. Mann discusses her latest book, The Object of Jewish Literature, a history of modern Jewish literature that explores our enduring attachment to the book as an object.

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Dec 13

Between the Lines: The Stories They Tell

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Join Dr. Judith Hauptman as she discusses her latest book, “The Stories They Tell,” in which she upends the long-held theory of the immutability of halakhah, Jewish law.

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Jan 11

Between the Lines: Peter Bergson: The Jewish Lobbyist Who Advocated to Save Jews During the Holocaust

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Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins discusses his latest book Peter Bergson: The Jewish Lobbyist Who Advocated to Save Jews During the Holocaust.

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Feb 7

Between the Lines: We Are Not One

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Fights about the fate of the state of Israel, and the Zionist movement that gave birth to it, have long been a staple of both Jewish and American political culture. Historian Eric Alterman traces this debate from its 19th-century origins to today in his latest book We Are Not One.

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